Poor Albert Einstein gets attributed many quotes he never uttered. I have a feeling, this is one of them, because I couldn't find a proper citation.

Intelligence is not the ability to store information, but to know where to find it.

Did Einstein ever say that?

See e.g. here and here.

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    I can trace it back to one book in 1999, but no further citation. On the web, it appears to be quoted the first time on 01.02.2001. Maybe someone with access to a digital library could run a comprehensive search of books and newspaper articles for the phrase to find an original citation. – Polygnome Jan 12 at 15:12
  • I found "The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.", though. – Takahiro Waki Jan 17 at 5:46
  • Came from exactly the same SE question... Anyways, I found it on this on page 59, probably the same as the one @Polygnome found – Mads Marquart Mar 13 at 21:40

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